How do you make an olive egger?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chickengirl1304, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. Chickengirl1304

    Chickengirl1304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breeds do I cross?
    Thank you
     
  2. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    A brown egg chicken and a blue egg chicken. The darker the brown and blue eggs the parents lay, the darker the olive egg their children will lay. Most people use either a Marans or a Welsummer ( dark brown egg) crossed to an Ameraucana ( blue egg) .
    Karen
     

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